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ESL Treasure. People watchingGo for a walk outside or look out of the window and analyses passers-by.

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Have your student create crazy stories about people and be creative. Picture analysisTake in pictures for your students to analyses. Take the pressure off yourself and get them thinking. DialoguePrepare some dialogues or co-write some which are relevant to the topic of your lesson. Go through them together, playing a part each then switching roles. Home - Sitzman ABC.

Teaching Children One to One: Tips to Make your Lessons Fun. On the ESL forums one often sees teachers asking for ideas on how to make their one to one lessons more fun.

Teaching Children One to One: Tips to Make your Lessons Fun

Many teachers are excellent in class but suffer when it comes to teaching children English individually, and that is a shame because teaching one on one can be very rewarding, as well as often being a good source of extra income. This article is broadly divided into four parts as follows: 1. The importance of making your lessons fun2. Tips for using one to one games3. One-to-ones. One-to-One Lessons by Alan Marsh Some teachers love them, some hate them: one-to-one lessons, 121, Private Lessons, Individual Lessons – they go by different names, but they all come down to the same thing – you’re alone with a learner, and usually you’re their only teacher.


Sometimes they may also be taking part in a group course, and may have opted for an extension. Their reasons for doing so are various, but usually it’s because they want to focus on a specific area, or they want individual attention, or both. The Teacher's Handbook for Great One-on-one ESL Lessons. You’re about to go mano-a-mano with an ESL student for the first time.

The Teacher's Handbook for Great One-on-one ESL Lessons

Wondering how to make a one-on-one lesson as awesome as possible? Well, we just happen to have a great formula for one-on-one ESL lesson success. Every classroom and every student is different, so there’s not one trick that will help you teach everyone. But we’ve started to notice a pattern. Private Teaching. One To One Teaching Activities « ESL Treasure.

One-to-one Methodology: Ten activities. By Nicola Meldrum and Lindsay Clandfield Ten activities for teaching one-to-one classes 1.

One-to-one Methodology: Ten activities

Guess the news story Collect a week’s worth of newspapers (in any language) and cut out pictures of news stories from each one. How to Teach Your First English Conversation Class - Tips for ESL/EFL. Here is my approach to teaching English to a student or small group of students (e.g. 4 people) for the first time.

How to Teach Your First English Conversation Class - Tips for ESL/EFL

I hope that some of you find it helpful. Introduce Myself (5 minutes) After basic greetings, I introduce myself to the student(s). First, I will just give my name and nationality and then ask the student if he/she has any questions. This is a good opportunity to see if the student can form proper questions. Teaching English to Small Classes. Most teachers would agree that teaching a small class rather than a large class comes with many benefits.

Teaching English to Small Classes

Teachers can offer one-on-one assistance at times and are more likely to meet the individual needs of their students. Some teachers, however, find it quite challenging to keep their students interested and excited about learning in a small class.